35 Women Under 35 2020: Britain’s brightest young business leaders

As the UK heads towards the worst recession for decades, these talented young businesswomen will be helping to rebuild the economy and rebalance the scales. by Kate Bassett For the past 20 years, Management Today has made it a mission to fight for gender equality in business. It all started with the annual 35 Women […]

The number of women running Fortune 500 companies hits a new high

Written by : Courtney Connley The number of women running Fortune 500 companies has hit a new record, according to this year’s Fortune 500 list. Currently, there are 37 women leading Fortune 500 firms, an increase from last year’s 33 women, which at the time, was a record high.  This new addition of women is the result […]

Female workers will be harder hit by coronavirus disruption, report warns

Analysis by Close the Gap found pre-existing inequalities mean women – particularly those in lower-paid roles – will be harder hit than men Disruption to the labour market caused by the coronavirus pandemic will have a disproportionate impact on women, according to a new report. Analysis by Close the Gap, a Scottish advocacy group for […]

Forbes – Energy Trading’s First Female CEO Insists On Business As Usual

Written by Rebecca Ponton In late April, Denmark, one of the first countries in Europe to shut down due to the spread of COVID-19, gradually began reopening its economy and society. Twenty-five percent of Danske Commodities’ employees were back in the office after working from home since March 12th. Another 25 percent will be allowed back […]

Deloitte – Women entrepreneurs – Developing collaborative ecosystems for success

Deloitte has undertaken a strategic project for the Women’s Business Council to assess the current impact of women entrepreneurs on the national economy. How can we better develop and enhance female entrepreneurs in the UK? Background to our research The Women’s Business Council was set up by the UK government in 2012 as an independent […]

Accidental tech entrepreneur Colette Wyatt shares her story

By Prowess Team on April 2nd, 2020 Colette Wyatt is a Chief Technology Officer at Evolve, an award-winning UK-based software house with an R&D Centre in Ukraine. She’s also a Co-Founder of e-bate, a revolutionary platform for rebates management, which attracted £1 million from Mercia Asset Management, the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, and part of […]

Robert Walters – WOMEN WHO INSPIRE 20 STORIES FROM ACROSS ASIA

REAL-LIFE STORIES THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU Encouraging greater diversity and inclusion is a topic close to our heart and on this International Women’s Day, we hope to further this conversation by celebrating women. We believe learning from others and their experiences is the fastest way to grow and in this book “Women Who Inspire – […]

International Women’s Day 2020: History, strikes and celebrations

International Women’s Day grew out of the labour movement to become a UN-recognised annual event. The seeds of it were planted in 1908, when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter working hours, better pay and the right to vote. It was the Socialist Party of America who declared the first National Woman’s […]

Women work for free for two months a year, says TUC analysis

What is the Gender Pay Gap? The gender pay gap is an equality measure that shows the difference in average earnings between women and men. The UK gender pay gap is at its lowest level ever – just over 18 per cent. The gender pay gap does not show differences in pay for comparable jobs. […]